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5/23/14 8:56 A

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"If you're going through hell, keep going"
~ Winston Churchill

Don't Quit Before The Miracle Happens!

Love is for giving
Love is forgiving

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

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I came across this today and thought I'd share. Something to contemplate if you're stuck and not taking the action(s) you need to:

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." - Chinese Proverb

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I separately came across these two quotes today. For me, they seem related, so I guess the universe is trying to tell me I need to do something I'm worried about doing. Fortunately/Unfortunately, I know what it is.

'Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.' - Walter Anderson

'Do at least one thing every day that scares you.' - Eleanor Roosevelt


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6/16/12 9:44 A

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Great job, Smack8! ^-^;

(p.s. thumbs up everybody, for rock and roll!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2ZShmt19uQ )

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Broke the 200 lb mark today, ok it was just by 1 lb but still it's a good thing to be under 200 lbs then over it. Have a long way to go to reach my final goal but I am worth it, and am going for the gold so to speak.

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5/24/12 3:02 A

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Jessica's "Daily Affirmation" -- adorable video!
youtu.be/qR3rK0kZFkg emoticon

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I WILL DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS!

Repeat every day until you believe it!

"All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them." ~Walt Disney

"You don't have to be thin to act thin." ~Indy Girl

"In everyone's life, at sometime, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit."
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10/13/11 10:47 A

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Those are some great quotes and sparkpeople really does have a lot of wonderful quotes.

Don't Quit Before The Miracle Happens!

Love is for giving
Love is forgiving

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

- H. Jackson Brown


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10/13/11 10:30 A

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I think I got all of these from SparkPeople - and put them at the end of every email I send to inspire others:
Quotes:
“To get through the hardest journey we need to take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping.” Chinese Proverb
"Achievement is not always success while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances." - Orison Swett Marden
If we are having a difficult time motivating ourselves, come up with all the things we accomplished my 'past self' could have never done. Allow ourselves to be proud. I tell myself - you can do this! Andrea
The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up. - John Maxwell, author and public speaker
I have always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I have to be more specific. - Lily Tomlin, actress
"Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting." - Mother Teresa
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain, American writer
"Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice." - Bethany Hamilton, the greatest female surfer of our time.
"The question isn't who is going to let me, it's who is going to stop me?" - Ayn Rand
"The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own." Benjamin Disraeli, British statesman




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10/3/11 1:02 P

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**I read this on someone's Spark page and LOVED it:

"It's your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you"


It's your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.


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9/10/11 1:02 A

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Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.

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7/20/11 12:51 A

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There are some great affirmations and quotes here! Thanks all for sharing!

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7/18/11 6:50 P

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When you give a shilling to a beggar - do you realize that you are giving it to yourself? When you help a lame dog over a stile - do you realize that you yourself are being helped? When you kick a man when he is down - do you realize that you are kicking yourself? Give him another kick - if you deserve it! - Wei Wu Wei

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7/14/11 4:14 P

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Any time I need some positive thoughts I just come read what has been written here...there are some great quotes!
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Don't Quit Before The Miracle Happens!

Love is for giving
Love is forgiving

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

- H. Jackson Brown


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7/14/11 3:22 P

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Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. -Stephen Vincent Benét

emoticon This may not be the most uplifting quote, but it motivates me not to waste my time and to be mindful of every moment.

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7/2/11 5:27 A

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The best changes often start as single, simple thoughts. Think big, and discover how to make your dreams real.



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6/28/11 11:17 A

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Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, August 2004
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6/24/11 8:09 A

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Be the First to the Field, and the last to the couch!

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God Speed**

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6/22/11 5:39 A

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Never, never, never quit.
Winston Churchill

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6/21/11 11:20 P

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"Remember, the feeling you get from a good run is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running." -- Sarah Condor, as quoted in Claire Kowalchik's book, The Complete Book of Running for Women.

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You can't do everything, but you can do something...

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6/6/11 8:58 P

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Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? - LM Montgomery
Don't give up because of one bad day!

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6/6/11 4:02 P

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Last month you posted a comment that said "Don't quite before the miracle happens". I just wanted to say thank you! I love that one and am going to tell myself that every morning when I wake up! That is fantastic!

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6/5/11 11:51 P

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The first and best victory is to conquer self, Plato.

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6/3/11 2:21 P

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I heard this on the audio book about Edgar Cayce and the Akashic Records, and I almost pulled over to the side of the road this morning to write it down, but a stop light turned red so I had time to write it.

"Our family is only a river through which our soul flows".

It had so much meaning for me, I guess because of growing up in a dysfunctional family, and then carrying on that tradition. I've forgiven my parents and am working on forgiving me, and I had a slight epiphany when I heard that sentence.

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- H. Jackson Brown


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6/2/11 9:42 P

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Laughter is an instant vacation. Milton Berle emoticon

Decide, commit, succeed!

This is my time!


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I read this one on the Spark website: A person who wants something will find a way; a person who doesn't will find an excuse.

I have personally taken this on as my mantra-no more excuses!

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5/31/11 1:51 P

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The secret to happiness is not to get what you want, but to want what you already have.

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"You only need to exercise on the days that you breathe."

Don't know if that's an affirmation or not but heard it in a weight watchers meeting and it has stuck with me......now if only I would follow through. emoticon

Decide, commit, succeed!

This is my time!


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"It takes twenty years to become an overnight success". ~ Eddie Cantor

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Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. ”

~ Mahatma Gandhi Quotes



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5/20/11 4:05 P

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In case you missed sparkpeople's article all about inspiration quotes, here's the link.
www.sparkpeople.com/resource/slidesh
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And here's one I found on a keyring years ago...I bought 4-5 of them!
"Love isn't love until you give it away".

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Don't Quit Before The Miracle Happens!

Love is for giving
Love is forgiving

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

- H. Jackson Brown


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5/19/11 5:06 P

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Forget the past. No one becomes successful in the past. - Josh Billings

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5/19/11 4:17 A

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*life is not about waiting for the storm to end, but about learning to dance in the rain*

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different result.


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5/18/11 2:12 P

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“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

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*if at first you don't succeed, try try again* - i am going to take that as we shouldn't beat ourselves up and completely give up if we slip but pick ourselves up and keep going forwards

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different result.


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5/14/11 9:16 P

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"nothing tastes as good, as thin feels"

Do, or do not. There is no 'try'.


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5/14/11 12:28 P

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“To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.”
William Londen


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5/14/11 11:55 A

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Thank you for sharning your meaningful quotes.

I'm not sure that this is an official quote (I should look it up, but I think it is Buddah)... "We are what we think"

What do I want to be?... healthy. Thoroughly immersing my thoughts (and actions) in my goal to be healthy will make me what I spend time thinking about.... me-healthy! I'm so happy I found SP which is a great tool to help me immerse my thoughts in what I want to be.

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I really like these quotes I'm reading here. When I was visiting someone in a detox center I saw a big poster on the wall that said, "Don't quit before the miracle happens". I love the hope and promise of that saying, and it can certainly apply to anything in life, not just getting off drugs. Besides, sometimes I feel like an addict when it comes to food.
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Love is for giving
Love is forgiving

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

- H. Jackson Brown


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I had forgotten this quote from my old high school. To thine own self be true.

I'm going to lose it for me this time, and on my schedule. And I won't be embarassed to ask for help!

~Leslie emoticon

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I really like that one. I'm trying to teach myself that slow and steady is better than being a lunatic and losing sight of what I'm trying to achieve!

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Here's one the counselor I saw in high school told me: "Inch by inch, life's a cinch."

You can choose whether or not to take it literally. emoticon

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Thank you for sharing that. You're Mom sounds like a strong person emoticon

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Here is a quote my mom loved: "If it is to be, it is up to me."

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Having a positive outlook helps with weight loss and everything else in our life! Saying positive affirmations to ourselves every day is a good way to begin the change we want in our lives.

Use this topic to share your positive affirmations or quotes, and make comments on ones that touch you.

Here is one I like...Just for today I will try to live through this day only, and not tackle all my problems at once.

Don't Quit Before The Miracle Happens!

Love is for giving
Love is forgiving

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

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